Police investigate after teenager stabbed – Newport

Police are investigating after a teenage boy was stabbed on Sydney’s northern beaches last night.

About 9.15pm (Thursday 23 July 2020), emergency services were called to a unit on Barrenjoey Road, Newport, following reports of a stabbing.

A 17-year-old was found with a stab wound to his stomach and arm.

Police have been told the teenager was in a carpark at the back of the unit block when he was stabbed by two unknown males, who fled the scene.

The teenager was taken Royal North Shore Hospital, where he is undergoing surgery for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command established a crime scene and are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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